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Young people in the workplace are not taking H&S seriously enough

More than a quarter of young people are failing to follow the health and safety procedures put in place by their employer and are putting themselves in danger, according to new research. The survey of 2,000 employees, working for businesses ...

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Gaps in fire safety procedures for UK workplaces revealed

Almost one in five (16 per cent) Brits work for a company where not a single fire drill has been carried out in the last twelve months, despite this being a UK Government requirement for workplace health and safety regulations, ...

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Mind matters

There is growing awareness among employers that workers’ mental health is integral to their wellbeing. New research from HR and diversity consultancy, the Clear Company, suggests that HR professionals will, on average, oversee 15 staff with mental health conditions each ...

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UK safety leader launches pioneering safety app

New ground breaking app to help facilities managers prevent workplace injuries, reduce insurance costs and avoid fines / executive jail time UK and Irish safety leader Effective Software, with a growing client base that includes housing leaders such as Bromford ...

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Taking the strain

Health and safety is a minefield of risk and regulations. Mark Ward argues that an integrated H&S management system can help protect staff, ensure compliance and increase productivity Ensuring employee health and safety in the workplace is not just about ...

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Clean break

As the UK prepares to leave the European Union, Joanne Gilliard calls for a common-sense approach to reviewing the laws that keep workers safe in the cleaning industry In March this year, the UK government published its plans to introduce ...

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Barbour webinar: Accident investigation

Following Barbour’s Root Cause Analysis webinar, which has been its most popular so far, the health and safety information service provider will be holding another webinar on Friday 7 July from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm (BST) this time looking at ...

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Some UK businesses are breaking basic H&S laws according to research

Almost two thirds of UK businesses are failing to meet basic health and safety laws and are putting their employees in danger, according to new research conducted ahead of Health and Safety Week (19-23 June 2017). A survey of 2,000 ...

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Barbour Podcast: Transforming Health and Safety without falling foul of the Regulator

Health and safety information service provider, Barbour, will be holding a Podcast on 14 June on ‘Transforming Health and Safety without falling foul of the regulator’. The podcast will take three organisations who are driving new risk management agendas forward and ...

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Barbour webinar: A New Skillset? Employability in the Health and Safety Profession

Health and safety information service provider, Barbour, will be holding a webinar on A New Skillset? Employability in the Health and Safety Profession on Tuesday 9th May 11:00 am to 12:00 pm (BST). For the last few years, there has been ...

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